Post Tagged with: "Wealth and Poverty"

Open Faculty Forum for Wealth & Poverty Theme, Sept. 4

Open Faculty Forum for Wealth & Poverty Theme, Sept. 4

The Wealth & Poverty theme is hosting an open faculty forum on Friday, Sept. 4, from noon to 1 p.m. at Baker 230. The forum is to report to the faculty what has been achieved since last fall and to discuss and seek input on its courses, student activities, faculty […]

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September 1, 2015 at 11:15 pmAnnouncements Events

Prof. Diane Ciekawy on !Kung San Hunter-Gatherer Lifestyles, Sept. 15

Dr. Diane Ciekawy

The Wealth & Poverty Focus on Africa series presents Dr. Diane Ciekawy on “!Kung San Hunter-Gatherer Lifestyles: Collective Resource Production and Consumption” on Sept. 15 from 1:30-2:50 p.m. in Bentley 136. Abstract: This lecture examines the socio-cultural, political and economic institutions of the gatherer-hunter !Kung San Peoples of Southern Africa. […]

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September 1, 2015 at 8:30 pmEvents

Wealth & Poverty Focus on Africa | Food Sovereignty & Global Hunger Games, Sept. 17

Philip McMichael

The Wealth & Poverty Focus on Africa series presents Philip McMichael on “Food Sovereignty and the Global Hunger Games” on  Sept. 17, from 1:30-2:50 p.m. Watch on A&S TV. Abstract: In a world increasingly challenged by ecosystem decline and climate emergency, questions of food security and land management are entering […]

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September 1, 2015 at 8:00 pmEvents

Wealth & Poverty Focus on Africa | Boko Haram Insurgency, Sept. 21

Dr. Brendon Kendhammer

  The Wealth & Poverty Focus on Africa series presents Dr. Brandon Kendhammer on “How Violence Impacts Development: Nigeria’s Boko Haram Insurgency” on Sept. 21 from 10:45-11:40 a.m. in Alden 1951 Lounge. Watch on A&S TV. Kendhammer, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Acting Director of African Studies at Ohio University, […]

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September 1, 2015 at 7:00 pmEvents

Alum Aggrey Otieno Talks About His Works for Social Change in Kenya, Sept. 22

Aggrey Otieno

The Wealth & Poverty Focus on Africa series presents Ohio University alum Aggrey Otieno on “Community organizing as a tool for social change: A case study of Korogocho slum, Nairobi – Kenya” on Sept. 22 from noon to 1 p.m. in Alden 319. Watch on A&S TV. Abstract: Korogocho was […]

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September 1, 2015 at 6:45 pmAlumni Events

Wealth & Poverty Focus on Africa | Taking Root, The Vision of Wangari Maathai, Sept. 23

Taking Root signature photo by Lisa Merton

The Wealth & Poverty Focus on Africa series presents Dr. Edna Wangui, Associate Professor of Geography at Ohio University, screening the documentary Taking Root, the Vision of Wangari Maathai on Sept. 23 at 5:15 p.m. in Alden 319. “Taking Root tells the dramatic story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate […]

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September 1, 2015 at 6:30 pmEvents

Wealth & Poverty in Africa | Maternal and Child Health Care Delivery in Kenya, Sept. 24

Aggrey Otieno

The Wealth in Poverty Focus on Africa series presents Ohio University alum Aggrey Otieno on “Towards Improving Maternal and Child Health Care Delivery in Korogocho Slums, Nairobi, Kenya” on Sept 24 from 4:10-5:30 p.m. in Grover W111. Abstract: In Kenya, maternal and child health is a critical health area where close […]

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September 1, 2015 at 6:15 pmAlumni Events